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Odisha Govt to Hold Rath Yatra Without Devotees this Year

The annual Rath Yatra of Odisha government and his siblings could be performed provided the Odisha government ensured non-arrival of devotees to Puri, said...

Science Behind Practising These Hindu Rituals

By Kanan Parmar We live in a world now called the “modern” era. The only problem with the modern generation is that they regard old...

Sabarimala Tantri Gets More Time to Explain Purification Rituals

Sabarimala temple custodian, the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), on Monday extended time to Tantri Kantararu Rajeeveru to explain why a "purification" ritual was conducted following the visit...

Rituals Exist in All Cultures and they are Important

Hinduism is a practice, which is known for its rich rituals. From the Vedic ages, Hindus perform certain activities right from the time they...

Snana Yatra in Odisha commemorates the appearance of Lord Jagannath

Snana Yatra is a sacred festival to commemorate Lord Jagannath It is celebrated by his devotees on the full moon day in the...

Dattatreya Jayanti: All you need to know about the Hindu Festival!

Delhi, Dec 13, 2016: Dattatreya Jayanti which is also known as Datta Jayanti is celebrated every year to mark the birth of the Hindu...

Ancient ritual ‘ROKA’ is a social evil and needs to be condemned, says Delhi High Court

New Delhi, Sept 08, 2016: During the pre-wedding engagement ceremony, commonly known as ‘Roka’ there is the ancient ritual where the girl's family gives the...

A New Hindu community centre is likely to be built in Maidenhead riverside in London

August 22, 2016: A Hindu community centre is likely to be set up in Maidenhead riverside, London and the plans will be on show for...

Find out why Antima Sanskar (Funeral Rites) are of significance in the Hindu rituals!

In Hinduism, death is not the end, rather it is a series of alterations through which one travels. A Hindu text- Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, thus...

India celebrates Nag Panchami: Traditional Worship of Snakes as per Hindu Rituals

It is the diverse customs and traditions, that makes India lively and vibrant to the world. Celebrating these festivals bring one closer to the traditional...

With rituals getting digitized, you can now book your Pundit Online!

With e-commerce apps flooding the market in fields ranging from furniture to medicines to even booking a maid, it was only a matter...

Breaking Stereotypes, Christian Woman works at Hindu Crematorium in Chennai

From birth till death, the circle of life is guarded by many rituals of the faith that one believes in. In Christianity, a deceased...

Find out the significance of Gupt Navratri Festival in Hinduism!

Four Navratris are celebrated in a year-the Ashwin, Vasanth, Magh and Asadh Navratri Gupt Navratri is being celebrated in different parts of the...

Ritual or Barbaric Tradition? The Inhumane custom of Baby-Dropping in Karnataka

Different parts of India have different cultures and practice numerous rituals  In Maharashtra and Karnataka, there is the ritual of throwing a baby...

History behind the festival of colors, Holi

Syona Sachdeva  As the summer knocks on the doors and winters slowly moves out, comes the holi. The festival has a mythological and a scientific...

Thadri: Sindhis up for food binge

By Anjali Gursahaney Thadri means Thadho (Cold) Sindhi's are a community who lived in Sindh, Pakistan. But after partition they now live in different parts of...

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